Along the Mekong is a vast market with goods, mostly from Laos, China and Vietnam. No fresh food, but apart from that, almost everything you can imagine. Quality varies, guarantee stops as soon as you have paid. We have bought very good silk, made in Laos, but it was not cheap! Spreaded through the market, on the banks of the river, but also outside the market, are some restaurants. Nice places to sit, the food is reasonable, the view over the river and to Laos is stunning.
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